Dutch Expatriates in Australia is a free index at Nationaal Archief in the Netherlands of Netherlands emigration to Australia between 1946 and 1991.

“In March 2006 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs carries a stock of 51 525 registration cards with information emigrated to Australia at the Dutch National Archives on, from the archives of various consulates in Australia. The cards between 1946 and 1991 mainly drawn up by the Consulates (general) from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, by virtue of their duties in ensuring the individual and the interests of Dutch nationals abroad.”

Emigration cards include: names and personal information, kind of transportation to Australia, date of arrival, profession, religion and composition of the traveling party.

Emigration card index breakdown by numbers and searchable for this region only:

Background on Dutch Emigration to Australia.

 

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